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WHERE IS THE HARDDRIVE LOCATED ON A GATEWAY DESKTOP MODEL GT5026E?

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Hello,
On the image below you can see the location of the hard drive. In the manual of this model, starting from page 51 you can find information regarding how to gain access to internal components.

If this is the solution for your problem, please rate my post, otherwise give us more details.

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WHY DOES MY GATEWAY GT5026 FREEZES WHEN I LOG ON


try going into safe mode and do a good clean up using disk clean up and a defrg might work for you.

Mar 31, 2015 | Gateway GT5026E PC Desktop

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Gateway dx300 hard drive


Gateway DX300 Desktop PC is a series.

Could be a Gateway DX300MC, or DX300QS, or DX300S, or DX300X,

http://support.gateway.com/support/supinfo/index.asp?pg=2&file=DX300series.html

Fortunately all models in the series use a SATA harddrive.

[ Gateway DX300X Desktop PC used as an example,

http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/DX300/1008555/1008555nv.shtml

In the list click on - Components
On this page scroll down to the bold subheading - Harddrives

All models came with a Western Digital harddrive, but it doesn't matter what the harddrive manufacturer is, that you use ]

What size in GB amount? Depends on what you want. I myself wouldn't go more than 320GB.
That is because your anti-virus program has to sift through the harddrive.

The larger the harddrive, the longer it takes.

For more capacity, I would install a 1TB harddrive into an external enclosure, and use it connected to the computer, with it's USB cable.
(It will also come with an additional external power supply)

But that is just me.

Bear in mind that a new harddrive has no Operating System on it.
You have to purchase a genuine copy of Windows, and install it.
(This is if your harddrive presently on that Gateway is bad)

[ Microsoft makes one Master disk. From it all GENUINE copies are made, and sold to the consumer ]

Regards,
joecoolvette

May 20, 2012 | Gateway 310S (2900621) PC Desktop

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How to connect wireless mouse and keyboard to gt5026e pc desktop


1. Since you are running XP, you will need to download a driver for the wireless receiver that came with the mouse and keyboard. Try the website of the manufacturer to see if they even make a driver for XP.

2. Go to Win7upgrade and see if your PC can be upgraded. It's not free to upgrade however, but then the wireless items will install automatically once the receiver is connected. This is better as Windows 7 is much safer from viruses, maware, and attacks.

May 04, 2012 | Gateway GT5026E PC Desktop

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I HAVE A GATEWAY GT5026E DESKTOP , MY HARD DRIVE IS SHOT WHAT HARD DRIVE CAN I USE TO REPLACE THE OLD ONE AND WHERE CAN I GO TO GET A NEW ..


This model Gateway is installed with a
250 GB 7200 RPM Serial ATA hard drive
You can install any make of SATA hard drive you wish, you may like to install a larger capacity SATA hard drive.
These SATA hard drives can be purchased over the Internet or at any computer shop.

Mar 06, 2012 | Gateway GT5026E PC Desktop

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WINDOWS ERROR MESSAGE


boot from the CD copy of your windows XP. enter in console session and manually replace the file. if the file is corrupted this should fix it

Feb 26, 2012 | Gateway GT5026E PC Desktop

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I have a gateway i need to install recovery cd's, how?


According to the manufacture's manual, you should turn on the C, then press F11 and follow the on-screen instructions.

I accessed the user guide from this location:

http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/R/GTModels/5648/5648nv.shtml

Jan 02, 2012 | Gateway GT5026E PC Desktop

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My gateway desktop model gt5026e shuts down/reboots automatically. i cleaned the cooling fans and made sure they were working properly but it still reboots at random,


To isolate the issue, try to boot to the BIOS screen by tapping on F2 on boot. If it goes to the BIOS and does not restart, you have good hardware components. If the issue is still eminent in the BIOS, then you have a problem with your processor. You need to have it replaced.
If it is not hardware, we need to further isolate. Boot to Safe Mode by tapping on F8 on boot. Choose either safe mode or safe mode with networking.
No issues on safe mode: then the problem is with the advanced software. Try to remember when the issue started. Restore your computer setting to previous date before the issue started. (start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore). Once you have booted to normal mode, do not forget to update your security software and scan your system.
If there are issues with safe mode: There is bigger problem with your OS. Try system restore as well. Hopefully this fixes the issue. If it does not, you need to reformat your system.
Good Luck!

Jul 07, 2011 | Gateway GT5026E PC Desktop

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GT5026E-turned on where it continuously runs, no indicator light, black monitor and won't turn off. Please what should I do?


HELLO,
IF YOU HAVE PROBLEM THEN YOU NEED TO REATTACH ALL CABLES WIRES ,HARD DISK,CMOS BATTERY OF YOUR CPU CORRECTLY,,,,,,

Apr 05, 2011 | Gateway GT5026E PC Desktop

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I need to replace the dvd/rw in my GT5026E but cant find the original. What will replace it


Any 5 1/4 DVD / CD drive will work. You may have to order drive rails depending on the setup of Gateways tower. You should have 2 - 5.25" Drive Bays available. The original model number and name for the DVD drive is 5648 DVD Burner Combo Drive .

The tower does have internal SATA so you can replace it with any internal SATA DVD rom you like, it doesnt have to be Gateway, and it can even be blu-ray.

Hope this helps
~mac

Nov 17, 2009 | Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop

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Hard drive had to be replaced


Yes. Although sometimes there is a trick that might not work if you want an install without all of that.

Jan 31, 2009 | Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop

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